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Cleaner air travel in Africa: Will a post-pandemic recovery herald greener skies for Africa’s fleet?

Cleaner air travel in Africa: Will a post-pandemic recovery herald greener skies for Africa’s fleet?

BIRD STORY AGENCY KENYA Airways recently became the first African airline to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel in a commercial long-haul flight between Nairobi and Amsterdam. The national carrier participated in the Sustainable Flight Challenge – a competition among global airlines to test their ability to fly sustainably. According to Allan Kilavuka, the CEO of Kenya Airways, the pilot flight was a collaboration between KQ and energy giant Eni and "will be a significant milestone for Kenya Airways and the broader African aviation industry." The quest to fly sustainably is part of a transformative wave blowing across Africa's aviation sector as…
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